Athlete Care

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Injury prevention programs and assessments provide teams and individual athletes with tailored age and sport-specific programs to reduce injury rates. Our team of athletic trainers, physical therapists, strength and conditioning specialists, and sport science research experts assess and analyze movement to identify risk factors and optimize training to reduce the likelihood of injury during sport. Let us build on your existing program or create an individualized program to keep you healthy, active, and participating in the sport you love.

Some of our most popular programs include:

Preseason Screening
Running Clinic
Injury Prevention Training for Coaches, Parents, and Athletes
Biomechanical Analysis
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Looking for a competitive edge? Do you want to run faster, jump higher, or get stronger?

ISM’s performance evaluations can help you optimize your training program, identify strengths and weaknesses in your fitness, and track your progress over time. Our team of sports performance and sports medicine experts utilize a holistic approach to tailor performance testing for your individual needs.

Available performance evaluations in our world-class facilities include:

Biomechanical Analysis & Sport-Specific Combine
Fitness Consultations
Personalized Training Plans

Working with our partners at the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI), we also offer testing of:

V02 Max
Lactate Threshold
Sweat Electrolyte
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Return to Sport

Sports injuries can happen anytime during recreational exercise or while participating in competitive sport. They can also leave you with many questions. When can I get back to my sport? What is the best way to return to activity? How can I avoid reinjury?

At the Institute for Sports Medicine, we bring together world-renowned clinical experts, a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary center, and cutting-edge sports medicine research to address your questions and develop a tailored program to fit your specific needs. Let us design a personalized rehabilitation program for you today.

The injuries we treat include, but are not limited to:

Chronic Muscle Injury
Throwing & Overuse Injuries
Tendon Injury
Torn Ligaments
Hip Impingement
Shoulder Instability

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